Each of these tours poses a different challenge because the conditions and players involved are different.
07 Jan 2018 1:09 AM
It’s been an exciting and fruitful 2017 for Indian cricket, what with success, rewards, riches aplenty, not forgetting a few controversies of course.
31 Dec 2017 1:10 AM
This poses a serious challenge for Rohit yet is also splendid opportunity to silence skeptics who say he is temperamentally vulnerable.
24 Dec 2017 1:10 AM
Former England captain Michael Vaughan calls Smith a ‘freak’ for being so prolific despite his offbeat technique.
17 Dec 2017 1:05 AM
Kohli faces his most exciting — and stiffest —challenge yet.
10 Dec 2017 12:30 AM
Kohli’s iconic status was founded on his prowess in limited overs cricket.
03 Dec 2017 1:13 AM
Kohli had already spoken about player fatigue before the limited overs series’s against New Zealand some weeks back.
26 Nov 2017 12:30 AM
The top order appeared as resilient as papadum as the innings hobbled precariously on the first and second days.
19 Nov 2017 1:35 AM
This is not easily discerned from plain reading of statistics and averages.
05 Nov 2017 12:18 AM
That Kohli, among the fittest players in the world and with boundless enthusiasm for playing, should raise the red flag is telling.
29 Oct 2017 12:13 AM
Pandya’s rise as a major player is remarkable for the intense competition for places in the Indian team and his limited international experience.
22 Oct 2017 12:56 AM
Imagine the tumult if a rock had been thrown at an Indian team bus in some other country?
15 Oct 2017 12:21 AM
The agonising truth is that Indian football became moribund despite a terrific beginning post Independence.
08 Oct 2017 2:30 AM
The inability of batsmen to cope with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has been the major cause of their problems.
24 Sep 2017 4:17 AM
Many senior players didn’t turn up for the tournament or opted to play elsewhere (e.g. Ishant Sharma who preferred an assignment in England).
17 Sep 2017 7:16 AM
The coach has clearly benchmarked the challenge ahead. Does it resonate in Kohli & Co.?
10 Sep 2017 2:30 AM
This momentum — allowing for the occasional hiccup — needs to be sustained over a period of time for India to be recognised as a truly great team.
03 Sep 2017 2:48 AM
Most impressive, of course, was Bhuvaneshwar’s half-century. He showed steel of nerves and not a little skill with the bat.
27 Aug 2017 2:43 AM
Beleaguered as Sri Lanka appeared in the Tests, it can’t be forgotten that in the Champions Trophy they beat India convincingly.
20 Aug 2017 2:54 AM
Ironically, the ICC ban was announced almost simultaneously with the rankings for Test all-rounders in which Jadeja had climbed to the number 1 spot.
13 Aug 2017 1:04 AM